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Membrane Protein Expression, Purification and Characterization (mPEPC2)

September 7 - September 14, 2020
Hamburg, Germany

Integral membrane proteins (IMPs) are encoded by 20-30% of all open reading frames and provide key functions in the cell. Due to their hydrophobic nature, they are more difficult to study and structural information is lagging far behind their soluble counterparts. This EMBO Practical Course trains PhD students and early career postdocs with the latest developments in membrane protein production, characterization and structure determination methods. Modern protein expression techniques in various hosts will be presented and students will get acquainted with state-of-the-art approaches for studying structural and dynamic aspects of membrane proteins. An attitude to combine protein purification and characterization will be taught to impress the necessity on the students that proteins have to be conditioned with care to achieve structural information. The presence of a crystallization and cryo-EM facility as well as beamlines for SAXS and macromolecular crystallography at the venue will be employed to perform integrated structural biology experiments. The course has an emphasis on practicals in small groups, and a \"Meet the scientist\" session at the beginning of the course will ensure a close interaction between students and tutors. The aim is to inspire the students to apply the newly acquired knowledge and to maintain interactions among themselves and the tutors afterwards.

Accepted students are encouraged to bring their own samples (frozen state) for quality control, crystallization and negative stain EM. Precise shipment conditions and information will be provided to the selected applicants.

Application deadline: 15 June 2020

Looking forward to receiving your applications!

BioStruct-Africa Structural Biology Workshop

November 14 - November 15, 2020
University of Rwanda

BioStruct-Africa will be organizing a structural biology workshop at the Third African (Synchrotron) Light Source Conference (AfLS3).

8th NovAliX Conference

March 10 - March 12, 2021
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Biophysics in Drug Discovery 2021 | US Edition

Developing the Synergy between Biophysics and Medicinal Chemistry to Deliver Better Drugs

The eighth edition of the conference intends again to bring together biophysicists and medicinal chemists, the synergy between their disciplines being key to deliver better drugs on a shorter timeline.

Les Houches-TSRC Protein Dynamics Workshop

May 16 - May 21, 2021
Ecole de Physique des Houches, France

This workshop is a forum for presenting, teaching and discussing results from the application of state-of-the-art experimental (including, but not limited to, optical spectroscopy, NMR spectroscopy, X-ray crystallography, XFELs, electron microscopy, AFM and scattering methods), and theoretical and computational approaches to studying protein dynamics.

2nd COMPPÅ Symposium on Membrane Protein Production and Analysis

June 9 - June 11, 2021
Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center at the Columbia University Medical Center

The 2nd COMPPÅ Symposium on Membrane Protein Production and Analysis will be held from 30 July - 1 August 2020 at the Roy and Diana Vagelos Education Center at the Columbia University Medical Center.  Topics will include sample preparation, structural and functional characterization and computational anaylsis of integral membrane proteins.